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8 September 2014
The Sunkoshi landslide dam in Nepal breached and drained early on Sunday morning. The discharge data suggests that the breach was initiated in response to increased river flow caused by heavy rainfall.
24 August 2014
The level of the lake behind the Sunkoshi landslide dam shows no signs of reducing, despite extensive efforts by the army to widen the channels
23 August 2014
On 20th August another very large landslide descended from the Devdoraki Glacier in Georgia, blocking the main highway through the Dariali Gorge
21 August 2014
Catastrophic landslides in Hiroshima, Japan on Wednesday have killed 39 poeple, with many more reported missing. Further heavy rainfall is forecast for the area.
12 August 2014
A landslide in the Eaglepointe subdivision in north Salt Lake City, Utah has destroyed one house and threatens several more.
7 August 2014
The Bhote Kosi landslide crisis continues, with little reduction in the level of the lake despite the best efforts of the Nepal Army
6 August 2014
The government mapping agency in China has released satellite images of landslides triggered by the Yunnan earthquake earlier this week
5 August 2014
Valley-blocking landslides: latest from Sunkoshi and Yunnan, and a brief update on the Malin landslide in India
Unusually there are two valley-blocking landslides causing concerns at present, in Nepal & China, whilst recovery operations at Malin in India continue
4 August 2014
The Sunkoshi landslide crisis in Nepal is now into day 3. The level of the lake may be dropping but the level of hazard remains high
1 August 2014
The media in India is providing extensive coverage of the Malin landslide in Pune, which is now known to have killed at least 56 people
29 July 2014
Two different interpretations have now been proposed for the mechanisms of the Oso landslide, one by the GEER team and one by the USGS
24 July 2014
This week a very large landslide occurred on the flanks of the Askja stratovolcano in Iceland. Initial estimates are that is over 25 million cubic metres. and that it generated tsunami waves in the lake at the toe that were over 50 m high.
23 July 2014
Two key events happened yesterday in relation to the Oso landslide in Washington State – the remains of the last victim were recovered and a new report analysing the landslide was released.
22 July 2014
Last Tuesday a landslide destroyed a 20 million Euro ski jumping facility in Erzurum, Turkey. The collapse was in part caught on a video
10 July 2014
Xinhua and other agencies have released images of the Shawa mudslide, Yunnan Province, which killed 17 people. It appears to be another mining-related slide.
9 July 2014
A mudslide in Shawa Village in Fugong County, Yunnan Province in China may mark the beginning of the unusually late landslide season across Asia
7 July 2014
A new video has been released of small toppling failures on the rear scarp of the Oso landslide in Washington State
1 July 2014
A good video has been released of a landslide in Zhaotong City, China on Saturday
20 June 2014
Monsoon 2014 in South Asia is late this year, but the 16 landslide deaths overnight in Nepal suggest that it is now having an impact.
19 June 2014
Amazing new images have been made available of the Devdoraki landslide, which affected the Dariali Valley in Georgia a month ago